Laurent Mekies and the first months without Ferrari: “Great luck for me.”
A year of transition after a long period of difficulties.
Laurent Mekies in Ferrari worked as sports director and è was one of the symbols of Mattia Binotto’s management, of which he was one of the loyalists. The French executive has però left the Cavallino team in turn, despite having also been initially confirmed by Frederic Vasseur. And now, after many months of obligatory downtime, he has decided to tell his truth. Starting with the next adventure in AlphaTauri, where he will be team principal from 2024.
"At first I experienced some frustration, when I realized that for all these months I would have to wait,” Mekies explained during the 'Autosport Awards'. What you would like to do è to get to work right away, to change immediately and immediately give a hand to your new team. The truth is, forò è that for me è it was a great fortune".
Mekies then explained whyé you think soì. " Actually, if you change teams è it is possible that you are immediately absorbed by the intensity of the Grand Prix calendar. So basically, è it was much better for me to be able to take a step back and focus on the bigger picture of the situation. This way I had the opportunity to think about how to intervene in different situations", pointed out the former Ferrari executive.